Committees

Annual Meeting Program Committee

The Annual Meeting Program Committee is responsible for the theme, program content, and the social and other activities associated with the annual meeting. The Committee ensures that the meeting provides affordable and quality education and networking experiences that meet the needs of the members.

Co-Chairs
Devin Kreuger
University of Toronto Mississauga

Pam Miller
University of California, Berkeley

Gayle Walters
Johns Hopkins University

Staff Liaison
Ellen Quinn
Chief Operating Officer

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee is comprised of three members appointed by the president. The committee will be given guidance from the organization’s independent CPA firm and will report the internal audit findings and recommendations for improvements to the Board of Directors. The committee is responsible for reviewing the annual financial statements and management letter prepared by the audit firm, to advise and recommend changes, obtain clarification and supporting documentation from the auditor, accountants, SRA International treasurer and other staff.

Chair
Kathleen A. Harris
March of Dimes Foundation

Staff Liaison
Ellen Quinn
Chief Operating Officer

Kumar Mukesh
University Hospitals of Cleveland

Alex Weekes
ML Weekes & Company

 

Awards Committee

The Awards Committee is responsible for the selection of the most qualified nominees and/or recipients for the various awards of the Society as prescribed by the Board of Directors.

Chair/Board Liaison
Annedorte Vad
Copenhagen Business School

Staff Liaison
Emily Mincey

Bylaws Committee

The Bylaws Committee receives or prepares all proposed Bylaw amendments and, after review and possible revision, makes recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding the proposed amendments. The committee shall be responsible for parliamentary procedures at Society meetings. The composition of the Bylaws Committee shall be a chair appointed by the president, and the bylaws chair of each section and of each division.

Chair
Jason Claes
University of Cincinnati

Board Liaison
Dominic Esposito
College of New Rochelle

Staff Liaison
Ellen Quinn
Chief Operating Officer

Silke Blohm
SOAS University of London

Karen Bone
Florida Atlantic University Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute

Jason Claes
University of Cincinnati

Devin Kreuger
University of Toronto Mississauga

Debbie Pettitt
National Institutes of Health

Andre Watkins
Mayo Clinic

 

Catalyst Committee

SRA International’s monthly newsletter is the gateway to what is trending in research administration. The Catalyst features insights from the top professionals in research management, job listings focused on research administration, as well as the most up-to-date information on the educational offerings from SRA International.

Editors

Seema Dhindaw
New York University Langone Medical Center

Katie Watkins
The University of Akron

Board Liaison
Angela Sherman
University of Virginia

Staff Liaison
Dilyana Williams

Karen Bone
Texas Tech University

Paul Broullette
McLean Hospital

Amber Burke
Regents of the University of California

Rosemary C. Dillon 
Temple University

Tonya K. Edvalson
Intermountain Healthcare

Dominique Gambino 
University of Detroit Mercy

Gloria Greene
University of Alabama, Huntsville

Jennifer Pitz 
Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron

Traci Rieckmann
GreenField Health

Debra Schaller-Demers
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Viviana Unda
Laureate Education

Kortnay Woods 
The College of New Jersey

 

Development and Finance Committee

The Development and Finance Committee (DFC) establishes guidelines for budget and financial reporting, monitors the financial affairs of the Society, seeks new sources of revenue and makes recommendations on other financial matters as directed by the Board of Directors. The composition of the DFC shall be the treasurer of each section and of each division and the treasurer of the Society, who will serve as the committee chair.

Chair
Rene Hearns
Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

Staff Liaisons
Evan Roberts
Executive Director

Ellen Quinn
Chief Operating Officer

Kathleen A. Harris
Retired

Jason Guilbeault
Augusta University

Alex Delavan
University of Kentucky

Marcos Garza
Huron Consulting Group

Tonjia May
North Carolina A&T State University

 

 

Editorial Board/Journal Committee

The Journal of Research Administration is the premier academic, peer-reviewed publication in the field of research administration and management.  Published twice a year by SRA International, Journal articles are dedicated to the education and the professional development of research administrators.  The Journal publishes articles covering the changing research environment worldwide, focusing on quality and innovation in research administration.  The Journal of Research Administration is a critically important resource for your growth, for the enrichment of the body of knowledge of research administration, and for the advancement of the art and science of the profession and its allied disciplines.

Editor-in-Chief
Nathan Vanderford
University of Kentucky

Deputy Editor
Jennifer E. Taylor
University of Arkansas

Associate Editor
Holly Zink
Children's Mercy Hospital

Board Liaison
Bruce Steinert

Staff Liaison
Dilyana Williams
Marketing and Communications Director

Amy Cuhel-Schuckers
Franklin & Marshall College

Deborah B. Derrick
University of Nebraska-Omaha

Laverne Estanol
University of California, Irvine
Diane Gavin
University of Phoenix
Ira Goodman
University of California San Diego
Kathy Doyle Grzech
University of Kentucky
 
Carson Harrod
Praedicare Laboratories

David (Junsong) Huang
National Institute of Education, Singapore

Sandy Justice
University of South Florida
Jorja Kimball
Texas A&M University
Sharon Kitt
Federation University

Alison Krauss
Western Carolina University

Kirsten Levy
Boston University Medical Campus
Timothy Linker
North Carolina A&T State University
Kimberly S. McKoy
University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Heather McNeil
Children's Mercy Kansas City

Sandra M. Nordahl
San Diego State University Research Foundation

Simon Philbin
Imperial College London

Nani Pybus
Oklahoma State University

Dhanonjoy C. Saha
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Cliff Studman
St. John's University of Tanzania
Renee J. Vaughan
Duke University School of Medicine

Lisa Walker
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Lesley Watts
Partners Innovation

 

Education and Professional Development Committee

The Education and Professional Development Committee (EPDC) is responsible for the implementation of quality programs to serve the needs of members, including program identification and development, budgeting and evaluation. The committee shall be responsible for the programming of both on-site meetings and online educational content. The chair of the committee shall be appointed by the president.

Chair
Dara Little
Northern Illinois University

Mark Hochman
Central Queensland University 

Staff Liaison
Ellen Quinn
Chief Operating Officer

Certificates Subcommittee

Camie Morrison 
Rutgers University 

Philip Cola
University Hospitals
Case Medical Center

Iris Dickhoff-Peper
Washington University in St. Louis

Anne Schauer
Miami University

Kevin Titus
Cincinnati Children's Hospital

Renee Vaughan
Duke University School of Medicine

 

     

Distinguished Faculty Subcommittee 

Pam Miller
University of California, Berkeley                 

Marjorie Piechowski 
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee                  

Jennie Amison
San Diego State University Research Foundation                      

Ian Carter
University of Sussex

Philip Cola 
University Hospitals Case Medical Center           
 

Ira Goodman 
University of California, San Diego 

Rene Hearns 
Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center 

Marcia Landen 
University of Southern Mississippi 

Dara Little 
Northern Illinois University 

Sandra Nordahl
San Diego State University Research Foundation 

 

J. Michael Slocum 
Slocum & Boddie, PC

Dean Smith 
University of Hawaii 

Bruce Steinert 
Midwestern Regional Medical Center 
Cliff Studman 
St. John's University of Tanzania 

Renee Vaughan 
Duke University School of Medicine  

Speaker's Bureau Subcommittee

Devin Kreuger 
University of Toronto Mississauga

Erin Bailey 
University of Buffalo 

John Baumann
Indiana University 

Kim Carter
University of Kentucky 

William Hoffman 
University of Maryland, Baltimore

Vani Nilakantan 
Allina Health System 

Sandra M. Nordahl
San Diego State University
Research Foundation

Dhanonjoy Saha 
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Timothy Schailey 
Thomas Jefferson University 

Gayle Walters
Johns Hopkins University

Educational Programming Subcommittee

Ian Carter 
University of Sussex

Tolise Dailey 
John Hopkins University 

Jason Guilbeault
Augusta University                 

Sandra Nordahl 
San Diego State University Research Foundation 

Marjorie Piechowski 
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 

Debra Schaller-Demers
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 

Amy Sikalis
Intermountain Healthcare

 

 

 

 

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for managing the affairs of the Society between meetings of the Board of Directors. All actions of the Executive Committee shall be reported to the Board of Directors at the next meeting of the Board for approval. The Executive Committee is comprised of the officers of the Society and one other member of the Board of Directors who shall be nominated by the president and voted upon by the Board of Directors at the first meeting following the annual business meeting.

Chair
Kim C. Carter
President

Staff Liaison
Evan Roberts
Executive Director

Cindy Kiel
Immediate Past President

Rene Hearns
Treasurer

Bruce Steinert
Secretary

Annedorte Vad
Board Member Representative

 

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee is responsible for reviewing membership criteria and benefits, developing and recommending programs for the recruitment and retention of members, maintaining close liaison with the sections and divisions in relation to their membership programs, and ensuring that statistical data and information on membership are maintained by the Society. The committee shall also develop membership and information materials for distribution in North America and Internationally. The composition of the committee shall be a chair, appointed by the president, a co-chair appointed by the chair and a membership chair of each section, a representative from the Chapter Relations Committee and the divisions and a non-voting liaison from the Board of Directors who is appointed by the president.

 

Chair
Tonya K. Edvalson
University of Utah

Vice-chair
Angela Willis
University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Staff Liaison
Ellen Quinn
Chief Operating Officer

Cira Mathis
University of Northern Colorado

Ellen Libao
Johns Hopkins University

Heather Kraus
University of Michigan

Jennifer B. Easley
Mississippi State University

Jennifer Freeman
University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Lorna Colquhoun
University of Southampton

Betty Morgan
University of North Carolina

Domenica G. Pappas
Illinois Institute of Technology

Elenora Levin
Saint John's University

Gina Hedberg
University of South Alabama

Gloria Greene
University of Alabama, Huntsville

Heather Winters
University of Memphis

Isabella Rockson
University of Ghana

Lynda Olin
Washington State University, Vancouver

Meaghan Donewar
Tulane University

Mimi Sellis
Emory University

 

Section, Division, and Chapter Presidents Committee

The Section, Division and Chapter Presidents Committee is responsible for coordinating activities of the sections, divisions and chapters in support of the overall mission of the Society.

Chair
Cindy Kiel
University of California, Davis

Staff Liaison
Ellen Quinn
Chief Operating Officer

Alex Delavan
Board Ad Hoc
Division Presidents

Erik Edgerton
Board Ad Hoc
Chapter Presidents

Philip du Plessis
Board Ad Hoc
International Presidents 

Kevin Titus
Board Ad Hoc
Section Presidents